Relay – The Station

The Station by Terence Hannum, via Queen Mob’s Teahouse, is a contemporary riff on Arkady and Boris Strugatsky’s classic Roadside Picnic. Time and reality vibrate uncertainly as a security guard protects a ruined and toxic shopping plaza on the Gulf Coast. Everything, including the narrator’s life, is waste. Worth it for details that are well chosen, showing the immense potential of the setting for a longer narrative.

– DK

November 2018

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